The First Major Book Launch For Bone Country

The first major book launch for Bone Country will take place in Ann Arbor at Literati Bookstore on March 29, 2023 at 6:30 pm. Linda will be appearing with poet and colleague Diane DeCillis who will interview her after the reading as they discuss the book’s inspiration, subjects, and themes. This will be an in-person event.

Location: Literati Bookstore
124 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

For more info, please click here to visit the bookstore’s website.

Linda Nemec Foster is interviewed for Cervena Barva Press’ YouTube series, Behind the Book

Linda was interviewed by acclaimed poet and writer Diane DeCillis for the Cervena Barva Press‘ YouTube series, Behind the Book. This series, by invitation only, highlights recent books. In this program, Linda and Diane discuss her new book, The Blue Divide.

Click below to watch and listen to the full interview.


Linda Nemec Foster interviewed by Shelley Irwin

Linda was interviewed by Shelley Irwin for her radio show, The Morning Show, on WGVU-FM (part of the Michigan Public Radio network).

The subject of the interview was Linda’s award-winning piece of flash fiction, “On the Other Side of the World,” and her invitation to read her work at the West Cork Literary Festival in Ireland on July 11, 2022.

Click here or the link below to listen to the full interview:

The Zoom presentation of “The Lake Michigan Mermaid” with Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen is now online.

Sponsored by the Royal Oak Public Library, the program can be found on the library’s YouTube channel.

The link to directly access the reading is below:

Additional YouTube Links:
– Royal Oak Public Library:

Linda Nemec Foster’s Poem Selected for Publication on Vox Populi

Linda Nemec Foster’s poem, “Sean Penn Leaves Ukraine for Safety in Poland,” was selected for publication and featured on the acclaimed website Vox Populi.

To view and read the poem on the Vox Populi website, click here.

Linda Nemec Foster Wins Second Prize in Ireland’s International Competition

Linda’s piece, “On the Other Side of the World”, was awarded second prize in this international competition sponsored by the Fish Anthology in Ireland. Acclaimed New Zealand writer Tracey Slaughter selected Linda’s work for the honor from 948 entries. The award carries a cash prize and Linda has been invited to give a reading at the West Cork Literary Festival in July, 2022.

Click here for the official announcement.

Linda Nemec Foster’s Video/Poem is Featured on the Slippery Elm Literary Journal’s Website

Linda’s piece was a finalist in a national contest (the 2021 Deanna Tulley Media Contest) sponsored by Slippery Elm, a journal published by the University of Findlay.

Click here to visit the journal’s website or watch the video below to view “City of Stone, City of Trees”:

Linda Nemec Foster interviewed for An Oral History of Poetry in Grand Rapids (A First of Its Kind)

Linda Nemec Foster was interviewed for a significant project (the first of its kind): An Oral History of Poetry in Grand Rapids.

The process involved videotaping 25 poets and was sponsored by Hank and Liesel Meijer, Lena Meijer, and John Hunting. Linda was also a project advisor for an OHPGR.

The videos will be archived in the Grand Rapids History Center at the Grand Rapids Public Library (main branch). They will be available to the public in the fall of 2022.

For more information about the project, contact Christine Stephens-Krieger at: [email protected]

Linda Nemec Foster featured in The Grand Rapids Magazine celebrating National Poetry Month

Linda Nemec Foster is featured in an article celebrating National Poetry Month that was published in The Grand Rapids Magazine (March/April, 2022).

Click here or below to read the article:

DMQ Review’s Virtual Salon Features The Blue Divide for January, 2022

Linda’s new book, The Blue Divide, was selected to be featured on the DMQ’s Virtual Salon for the month of January, 2022. It includes a seven-minute video of Linda reading a selection from the book. This program also features new books by poets Jae Kim and Jenny Qi.

Click the link below to access the Virtual Salon:

For more information, contact editor Sally Ashton at: [email protected]